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ERC Starting Grant Information Session

Aug 11, 2017 from 09:30 AM to 12:00 PM Postdoc Centre @ Mill Lane, 16 Mill Lane, Cambridge CB2 1SB,

The Research Operations Office are running this session to provide information, hints and tips for those planning to apply to the European Research Council Starting Grant scheme.

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Getting Connected Induction Event for Postdoctoral Research Staff

Jul 20, 2017 from 09:00 AM to 12:00 PM Postdoc Centre, 16 Mill Lane,

Whether a first-time postdoc or on your first research contract in Cambridge, 'Getting Connected in Cambridge' will provide invaluable information on how to navigate life as a researcher here.

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Work+Family Extra Webinar - Childcare Changes 2017

Jul 19, 2017 from 12:30 PM to 01:30 PM Online,

This webinar will provide an overview of the coming legislative changes regarding childcare, and how these might affect you as a working parent.

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My Family Care – Being a Dad webinar

Jul 13, 2017 from 12:30 PM to 01:30 PM Online,

How to Talk about Work + Family in the 21st Century.

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Postdoc Lunchtime Talks Series: Teaching opportunities for postdocs

Jul 06, 2017 from 12:30 PM to 01:30 PM Postdoc Centre Biomedical Campus,

Talk about lifelong learning and its importance in contemporary research universities. How postdoctoral researchers can collaborate with ICE to bring their research to new audiences by creating new adult education courses?

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Resilience and Wellbeing

Jul 03, 2017 from 12:30 PM to 01:30 PM William Harvey Lecture Theatre, School of Clinical Medicine,

As part of the Clinical School Wellbeing Programme for the University Festival of Wellbeing, Professor Dame Carol Black will give a talk on the importance of resilience in the workplace.

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Sustaining Innovation Postdoc Programme at Astex Pharmaceuticals

Jun 28, 2017 from 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM Postdoc Center @ Biomedical Campus,

EPoC will be hosting Astex Pharmaceuticals at the Biomedical campus to learn more about Astex, and their Sustaining Innovation Postdoc programme - what it is, what it does, and what it's like working there.

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Sleep, Nutrition and Wellbeing

Jun 26, 2017 from 12:30 PM to 01:30 PM William Harvey Lecture Theatre, School of Clinical Medicine,

As part of the University's Festival of Wellbeing, the Clinical School Wellbeing Programme is pleased to be able to welcome Tony Derbyshire to talk about changes in behaviour that can improve our health, wellbeing and performance.

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Biotech & Healthcare Venture Creation Weekend

from Jun 23, 2017 05:30 PM to Jun 25, 2017 07:00 PM Cambridge Judge Business School, Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1AG,

40 free places at the Biotech & Healthcare Venture Creation Weekend are available for postdocs.

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Postdocs’ Work and Family Life Series: Has having children changed mothers' perspective at work? Are they feeling more motivated?

Jun 14, 2017 from 12:30 PM to 02:00 PM Postdoc Center @ Biomedical Campus,

Our next speaker for ‘Postdocs’ Work and Family Life Series@ Biomedical Campus’ will be Dr Anne-Laura van Harmelen.

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Entrepreneurship and how it works

from Jun 14, 2017 09:00 AM to Jun 16, 2017 05:00 PM Cambridge Judge Business School, Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1AG,

Places are available for postdocs on the CJBS course 'Entrepreneurship and how it works'.

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Cambridge Networks Day 2017

Jun 13, 2017 from 09:00 AM to 06:00 PM Sainsbury Laboratory, Bateman Street, Cambridge CB2 1LR,

The Cambridge Networks Day is organised by the Cambridge Networks Network (cnn.group.cam.ac.uk) and brings together researchers with an interest in complex networks from a wide variety of fields.

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North West Cambridge Accommodation Open Day

Jun 12, 2017 from 09:00 AM to 07:00 PM Accommodation Service, Kellet Lodge, Tennis Court Road,

Find out more about the accommodation available for rent at North West Cambridge.

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Wo+Men’s Leadership Initiative Conference: Finding Balance

Jun 10, 2017 from 09:30 AM to 06:30 PM Cambridge Judge Business School,

Cambridge Judge Business School will host its third conference dedicated to Women's Leadership on Saturday 10 June.

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X01 and beyond – fortune favours the prepared mind

Jun 08, 2017 from 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM

Hear how Professor Jim Huntington (founder X01 Ltd) worked with Cambridge Enterprise to form spin out X01 and later ApcinteX and Z Factor - talk followed by a Q&A.

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Postdoc Lunchtime Talks Series: What the HR team can do for you

Jun 08, 2017 from 12:30 PM to 01:30 PM Postdoc Centre @ Biomedical Campus - Newman Library,

Lisa Clare, Clinical School HR Advisor, will speak about Clinical School HR practices and cover all the phases of a postdoc employment ‘life cycle’.

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GRASP Mental Health and Wellbeing event

Jun 02, 2017 from 02:00 PM to 08:30 PM Old Divinity School, St. Johns College,

Following an overwhelming response to their mental wellbeing survey, the GRAduate Student and Postdoc Forum in the Graduate School of Life Sciences is now organising a one-day mental health and wellbeing event to which you are all cordially invited.

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Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions - Individual Fellowship event

Jun 02, 2017 from 09:30 AM to 12:30 PM Postdoc Centre @ Mill Lane - Eastwood Room,

An information and networking session aimed primarily at Early Career Researchers interested in applying for Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions - Individual Fellowship 2017.

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Postdoc Lunchtime talk series: What can Public Engagement do for you?

Jun 01, 2017 from 12:30 PM to 01:30 PM Postdoc Centre, 16 Mill Lane, Cambridge, CB2 1SB,

Funders are increasingly asking researchers and Universities to engage the public with research – but why is it so important, who are the ‘public’ and what’s in it for you as a researcher?

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Basics of Building a Business, with Christian Bunke

May 31, 2017 from 04:00 PM to 06:00 PM Rayleigh Seminar Room, Maxwell Centre, University of Cambridge, Cavendish Laboratory, JJ Thomson Avenue, CB3 0HE,

Join ideaSpace to learn about some of the Basics of Building a Business

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North West Cambridge Accommodation Open Day

May 26, 2017 from 08:00 AM to 04:00 PM Accommodation Service, Kellet Lodge, Tennis Court Road,

Find out more about the accommodation available for rent at North West Cambridge.

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Business plan writing & pitching workshop: Could your research be Cambridge's next successful business?

May 24, 2017 from 05:30 PM to 07:30 PM Lecture Theatres 1&2, Institute for Manufacturing, 17 Charles Babbage Road, West Cambridge,

Cambridge Enterprise and the Entrepreneurial Postdocs of Cambridge are holding a free workshop for postdocs to develop their business plan writing and pitching skills.

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Postdocs’ Work and Family Life Series: Two Body Problem: Navigating careers in research for you and your partner

May 24, 2017 from 12:30 PM to 02:00 PM Postdoc Center @ Biomedical Campus,

Our next speaker for ‘Postdocs’ Work and Family Life Series@ Biomedical Campus’ will be Dr Annemieke Apergis-Schoute.

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Business Lecture: Billy Boyle, Co-founder, Owlstone

May 23, 2017 from 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM Mundipharma, 196 Cambridge Science Park, CB4 0AB,

The remarkable story of Owlstone, the company developing early cancer detection technology that aims to save 100,000 lives and $1.5bn in health care costs, will be told next week when its co-founder, Billy Boyle, presents the next Cambridge Network Business Lecture.

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Enterprise Fair, 23rd May 2017

May 23, 2017 from 09:00 AM to 03:00 PM Schlumberger Gould Research Centre, High Cross, Madingley Road, Cambridge, CB3 0HB,

You are invited to join postdocs from across Europe to learn about entrepreneurship and corporate venturing.

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CSAR Debate: will Artificial Intelligence / Robotics make us happier

May 22, 2017 from 07:30 PM to 09:00 PM Wolfson Lecture Theatre, Churchill College, Storey’s Way, Cambridge CB3 0DS,

The annual Cambridge Society for the Application of Research debate.

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Weekend Children's Club - May

May 21, 2017 from 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM Postdoc Centre @ Mill Lane, 16 Mill Lane, Cambridge CB2 1SB,

Come and meet other parents who work for the University.

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Getting Connected: Induction Event for Postdoctoral Research Staff - Afternoon session

May 17, 2017 from 01:30 PM to 04:30 PM Postdoc Centre, 16 Mill Lane, The Basement, Cambridge CB2 1SB,

Whether a first-time postdoc or on your first research contract in Cambridge, 'Getting Connected in Cambridge' will provide invaluable information on how to navigate life as a researcher here.

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Getting Connected: Induction Event for Postdoctoral Research Staff - Morning session

May 17, 2017 from 09:00 AM to 12:00 PM Postdoc Centre, 16 Mill Lane, The Basement, Cambridge CB2 1SB,

Whether a first-time postdoc or on your first research contract in Cambridge, 'Getting Connected in Cambridge' will provide invaluable information on how to navigate life as a researcher here.

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Cambridge ESRC DTC Annual Lecture 2017

May 16, 2017 from 04:30 PM to 06:30 PM Faculty of Law, Room LG18, Sedgwick Site,

Professor James Wilsdon will be giving this year’s lecture, titled “After Brexit, UKRI if you want to: a social scientist's field guide to the new research landscape”.

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Sep 12, 2017

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Sep 15, 2017

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Grants available through the Returning Carers Scheme - apply by 29 September

Aug 16, 2017

The Returning Carers Scheme provides funds to support career development following a career break or a period of leave for caring responsibilities.

Opportunity to apply for up to £30,000 funding from the EPSRC: apply by 16 August

Aug 08, 2017

Postdocs are invited to apply via the OPdA for funding for activities which fall under the remit of the EPSRC and the Global Challenges Research Fund.

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